Inclusivity Matters

Inclusivity is crucial for a thriving business and society, fostering empathy, diversity, and innovation. Proactively creating inclusivity ensures that every individual feels valued and respected, irrespective of background or beliefs. It is about recognizing the inherent worth of every person and embracing the richness that comes from different perspectives.

Some think DEI has gone too far, while others think it has not gone far enough. As with most things in life, it is about what we do and how we do it. Based on empirical fact-based evidence, there is no doubt about the value of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The overwhelming benefits are well studied and documented, including enhanced financial performance, innovation, employee engagement and retention, customer satisfaction and market growth, and problem-solving and decision-making.

For those who perceive inclusivity efforts as overblown, I ask you to reconsider your view. Consider if it is about the “whether or not” or the “what and how”? Let’s have the right discussions.

At FEILA, we champion inclusivity through proactive measures and open dialogue, fostering a culture of acceptance and respect for all.

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